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1425 South Airport Rd West
Suite G
Traverse City, Michigan, 49686

Beginner & Beyond Sampler

Ready to learn more blocks and expand your skills? Want to learn how to set blocks in sashing?  This class, making a 58" x 58" sampler with 9 blocks will help you with both of those things! The pattern is included in the class.

You decide on a color or theme. This can incorporate multiple colors or a theme. Examples:
Two-color quilts. This could be several reds and a background color, or replace all of the reds with blues. You pick the two colors!
Multi-color quilts. This could be a background color plus variety of pastels or a variety of brights. You might choose retro fabrics or even blenders.
It's important to make sure your block fabrics have plenty of contrast with your background fabrics.

This class will meet once weekly for five sessions, three hours each.  The first four sessions will focus on making the blocks. The fifth week will cover the sashing and cornerstones.

Supply List: (Background and block fabrics are needed for week 1. The rest of the fabrics will needed by week 4.)
Background fabrics: 4 light prints (Choose prints with a white or light cream base), a FQ or 1/4 yard of each
Block Fabrics: 8 Medium to dark prints, a FQ or 1/4 yard of each
Sashing White or cream solid, 3/4 yard
Cornerstones and Binding: 3/4 yard  
Outside Border 1-1/8 yard

To every class, bring:
Cutting mat and rotary cutter.
Acrylic Rulers: a long ruler (i.e. 6-1/2 x 24"); a 12-1/2 inch square ruler *
Also recommended: Folded Corner Clipper Tool; a square ruler (6-1/2 inches or 8-1/2 inches)
Scissors; pins
Quality cotton thread in a light-neutral color. We recommend Aurifil or Metler. Have a full bobbin wound before you come to class.
Sewing machine (Bring your manual!) with a 1/4 inch piecing foot

* For accuracy, we recommend Quilter's Select non-slip rulers

Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: This should not be your first quilt, but once you know basics like good cutting and pressing skills and maintaining a 1/4 inch seam, You're ready for this class!

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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.



1425 South Airport Rd West
       Suite G
       Traverse City, Michigan 49686